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Here you can find information on the organisational aspects of the Programme, lecture timetables, learning activities and useful contact details for your time at the University, from enrolment to graduation.

A.A. 2017/2018

Academic calendar

The academic calendar shows the deadlines and scheduled events that are relevant to students, teaching and technical-administrative staff of the University. Public holidays and University closures are also indicated. The academic year normally begins on 1 October each year and ends on 30 September of the following year.

Academic calendar

Course calendar

The Academic Calendar sets out the degree programme lecture and exam timetables, as well as the relevant university closure dates..

Academic year:
Definition of lesson periods
Period From To
Primo Semestre Magistrali Oct 2, 2017 Dec 22, 2017
Secondo Semestre Magistrali Feb 26, 2018 May 25, 2018
Exam sessions
Session From To
Esami sessione invernale Magistrali Jan 8, 2018 Feb 23, 2018
Esami sessione estiva Magistrali May 28, 2018 Jul 6, 2018
Esami sessione autunnale 2018 Aug 27, 2018 Sep 14, 2018
Degree sessions
Session From To
Lauree sessione autunnale (validità a.a. 2016/17) Nov 27, 2017 Nov 28, 2017
Lauree sessione invernale (validità a.a. 2016/17) Apr 4, 2018 Apr 6, 2018
Lauree sessione estiva (validità a.a. 2017/18) Sep 10, 2018 Sep 11, 2018
Holidays
Period From To
All Saints Day Nov 1, 2017 Nov 1, 2017
Festa Immacolata Concezione Dec 8, 2017 Dec 8, 2017
attività sospese (Natale) Dec 23, 2017 Jan 7, 2018
Easter break Mar 30, 2018 Apr 3, 2018
Liberation Day Apr 25, 2018 Apr 25, 2018
attività sospese (Festa dei lavoratori) Apr 30, 2018 Apr 30, 2018
Labour Day May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018
Festa Patronale May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018
attività sospese estive Aug 6, 2018 Aug 24, 2018

Exam calendar

Exam dates and rounds are managed by the relevant Economics Teaching and Student Services Unit.
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Exam calendar

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Academic staff

C F G M N P R S Z

Chesini Giuseppina

giusy.chesini@univr.it 045 802 8495 (VR) -- 0444/393938 (VI)

Faccio Sondra

sondra.faccio@univr.it

Fiorentini Riccardo

riccardo.fiorentini@univr.it 0444 393934 (VI) - 045 802 8335(VR)

Florio Cristina

cristina.florio@univr.it 045 802 8296

Fratea Caterina

caterina.fratea@univr.it 045 802 8858

Furno Mario

mario.furno@univr.it

Gaudenzi Barbara

barbara.gaudenzi@univr.it 045 802 8623

Giacomello Bruno

bruno.giacomello@univr.it 0444 393933 (VI)

Minozzo Marco

marco.minozzo@univr.it 045 802 8234

Noto Sergio

elefante@univr.it 045 802 8008

Peluso Eugenio

eugenio.peluso@univr.it 045 8028104

Ricciuti Roberto

roberto.ricciuti@univr.it 0458028417

Roffia Paolo

paolo.roffia@univr.it 045 802 8012

Russo Ivan

ivan.russo@univr.it 045 802 8161 (VR)

Stacchezzini Riccardo

riccardo.stacchezzini@univr.it 045 802 8186

Zago Angelo

angelo.zago@univr.it 045 802 8414

Study Plan

The Study Plan includes all modules, teaching and learning activities that each student will need to undertake during their time at the University. Please select your Study Plan based on your enrolment year.

Modules Credits TAF SSD
Between the years: 1°- 2°

Legend | Type of training activity (TTA)

TAF (Type of Educational Activity) All courses and activities are classified into different types of educational activities, indicated by a letter.




SPlacements in companies, public or private institutions and professional associations

Teaching code

4S003746

Coordinatore

Roberto Ricciuti

Credits

9

Scientific Disciplinary Sector (SSD)

SECS-P/02 - ECONOMIC POLICY

Language

English en

Period

Secondo Semestre Magistrali dal Feb 26, 2018 al May 25, 2018.

Learning outcomes

The course of International Political Economy ideally follows the Trade and Development course by analysing topics in international monatary economics, whereas the latter dealt with "real" international economics issues.

The aim of the course is to provide students with analytical and conceptual tools to understand international macroeconomic developments, which take place in financial markets, with special reference to monetary and fiscal policy issues.

At the end of the course the student should be able to:
- know and understand the main issues in international monetary economics;
- applying knowledge and understanding to monetary policy in the short- and long-run, to exchange rate theories, to the consequnces of fixed and flexible exchage rate regimes, to international movements of capital, to international financial crises and the policies implemented by domestic and international policy makers to counteract them;
- making judgements with respect to the issues that have been discussed in the course;
- written communication skills;
- learning skills.

Program

Teaching takes place exlusively in the form of lectures.

Topics:
National Income Accounting and the Balance of Payments
Exchange Rates and the Foreign Exchange Market: An Asset Approach
Money, Interest Rates, and Exchange Rates
Price Levels and the Exchange Rate in the Long Run
Output and the Exchange Rate in the Short Run
Fixed Exchange Rates and Foreign Exchange
International Monetary Systems: An Historical Overview
Optimum Currency Areas and the European Experience
Financial Globalization: Opportunity and Crisis
Developing Countries: Growth, Crisis, and Reform

Textbook
Krugman, Obstfeld, and Melitz International Economics: Theory and Policy, 10/e, Pearson.
Chapters from 13 through 22.

Bibliografia

Reference texts
Author Title Publishing house Year ISBN Notes
Krugman, Obstfeld, and Melitz International Economics: Theory and Policy (Edizione 11) Pearson. 2018

Examination Methods

The final examination aims at assessing how students are able to understand the models introduced during the course and the dynamics of the variables that have been discussed. The final exam is a 90-minute written examination with four open questions to choose from a set of five on all the material covered during the lectures. Each question carries 8 points.

Students attending and not attending lectures take the same exam paper.

Type D and Type F activities

Academic year:
List of courses with unassigned period
years Modules TAF Teacher
English for business and economics D Not yet assigned
An Introduction to the History of Economics and Business Economics D Sergio Noto (Coordinatore)
Programming in Matlab D Not yet assigned
Programming in SAS D Not yet assigned
Programming Stata (3 cfu) D Not yet assigned
1° 2° Advanced Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)
1° 2° Excel Laboratory (Vicenza) D Marco Minozzo (Coordinatore)

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